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Forthcoming Agricultural Economics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach

    Edited by Feras Ziadat, Wondimu Bayu

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Financial And Economic Appraisal Using Spreadsheets

    By Harry F. Campbell, Richard P.C. Brown

    A social cost-benefit analysis of a proposed publicly funded project, or public policy change, may be commissioned by a municipal, state or federal government, by a government aid agency, or by an international. Proponents of a private project which has significant social impacts may also...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An introduction for non-lawyers

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues which may...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Pollination Services to Agriculture

    Sustaining and Enhancing a Key Ecosystem Service

    Edited by Barbara Gemmill-Herren

    It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. At the same time, the alarming collapse in populations of bees and other pollinators has highlighted the urgency of addressing this issue. This book focuses on the specific measures and practices...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biological Economies

    Enactive and post-human approaches to agriculture and food

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan, Terry Marsden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘post-human’ approaches to...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Agricultural Markets Instability

    Revisiting the Recent Food Crises

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Bernhard Brümmer, Robert M'Barek, Miranda Meuwissen, Cristian Morales-Opazo

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Since the financial and food price crises of 2007, market volatility has been a topic of major concern to agricultural economists and policy professionals. This volume provides an overview of the key issues surrounding food prices volatility, focusing primarily on cereals and key...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Agribusiness Management

    2nd Edition

    By Freddie L. Barnard, Jay T. Akridge, Frank J. Dooley, John C. Foltz, Elizabeth Yeager

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Today’s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. Agribusiness Management helps prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber production and marketing. This text...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    Aimed mainly at a professional audience, this book is intended to provide a user-friendly handbook on biochar. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar and makes the whole topic more understandable and approachable to potential users. These include...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge